5 Drone Photography Tips for Commercial Real Estate Projects

December 9, 2021 by Jim Brammer
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When it comes to marketing commercial real estate properties and land parcels, drones are powerful photography tools, offering a cost-effective and time-saving solution to capture aerial imagery for broker listings. So, what do real estate agents look for when hiring a commercial drone service provider? Here are our top five tips for shooting commercial real estate to capture a birds-eye ...
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5 Reasons for FAA-Registered Drone Service Providers

August 28, 2021 by Jim Brammer
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Register Your Drone at www.faadronezone.faa.gov The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulates all airspace in the United States and has specific statutory rules for unmanned aircraft systems, including the need to register drones. At the time of this writing, there were 347,957 commercial drones registered in the US. So why should commercial drone pilots register their drones? 1. It helps ensure ...
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5 Reasons for Drone Service Providers to Log their Flight Time

July 15, 2021 by Jim Brammer
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Why do drone pilots log their flight time? 1. The FAA Recommends that Drone Pilots Log Maintenance and Inspections Although the FAA does not require drone pilots to log flight data, they strongly recommend it – primarily for the purpose of tracking the flight time accumulated by each drone, along with maintenance and inspection records. Paragraph 7.3.5 of FAA Advisory ...
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5 Reasons to Prioritize Pre-Flight Checklists for Drone Services

May 23, 2021 by Jim Brammer
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1. Safe and Professional Operations Just like commercial airline pilots use a checklist before each flight, drone pilots use  pre-flight checklists to ensure their operations are safe and legal. In addition to ensuring aircraft readiness and considering things like weather, site safety and crew briefings, checklists also help pilots ensure compliance with FAA, state and local regulations that govern the ...
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5 Reasons for FAA-Certified Drone Service Providers

May 8, 2021 by Jim Brammer
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This is the first in a series of “Five Reasons” articles. Over the next several months, we’ll explore key areas for consideration, what to look for and questions to ask when hiring a commercial drone service provider to fly your important mission. 5 Reasons to Insist that Your Drone Service Provider is an FAA-Certified Remote Pilot 1. Flying a Drone ...
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Questions to Ask Your Drone Service Provider

April 28, 2021 by Jim Brammer
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The number of providers offering drone-based commercial aerial photography, videography and data gathering services is rapidly increasing. Unfortunately, not all drone service providers are created equal. Selection of a qualified provider breaks down into two major categories: 1) Regulatory Many drone operators, as well as their prospective Clients, are unaware that FAA regulations specifically govern the safe use of this ...
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